David Brown joined the Elkins team in 2003 and became a partner of the firm in 2019. He assists in all areas of portfolio
management and client service. His intellectual curiosity and rational thinking
make him ideally suited to his role. He thrives on the excitement of finding that
next great growth idea that can make a meaningful difference in client portfolios.
He also loves working individually with clients to understand their specific
circumstances and how that information should help craft their appropriate
investment asset allocation.
David graduated from Miami University (Oxford, OH) with a B.S. in finance and
a minor in entrepreneurship. He grew up in Highland Park and after 13 years in
the city now lives there again with his wife, Nikki, and their three young children,
Jace, Summer, and Beau. In his free time, David likes to play golf, cheer on the
Chicago sports teams, and remain civically involved.
Professional Recognition and Awards
- Forbes Top Next-Gen Wealth Advisor 2020 1
1 Forbes Top Next Generation Wealth Advisors; Ranking algorithm based on industry experience, interviews, compliance records, assets under management, revenue and other criteria by SHOOK Research, LLC, which does not receive compensation from the advisors or their firms in exchange for placement on a ranking. Investment performance is not a criterion.